Buying necessary sewing tools

Banji Hamwaka

Chirundu, Zambia

100% repaid



Banji Hamwaka


Chirundu, Zambia

On-time repayments

2 weekly installments  •  100%

About Me

I am a twenty-three year old Zambian lady who is half orphaned. I was raised by my mother since my father passed away when I was three. I have faced the hardships of life because my mother who was has been the one supporting had a low source of income. I got married off early and moved in with my husband who deals in charcoal business and we have a two year old daughter. Six months ago my sister passed away and so I took up the responsibility of her five year old son who is now in school. We are a family of four.

My Business

A year after my marriage in 2020 I told my husband that I wanted to do something instead of just being a housewife. He then asked me what I liked doing and said he can help me with the capital to start my business so he gave me a little something he had and I bought a sewing machine and started my business. Ever since then I have been helping my husband in running our house and also help my mother with her day to day needs

Project Proposal

I am in need of certain tools to make my business swift and fast. These tools include pairs of scissors, more sewing needles, thimble, pinking shears, rotary cutter and an ironing board

My Videos

Jul 14, 2021: Tailor








United States

Project Info

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jul 21, 2021

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: 5% of $38.43 = $1.91

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